What's On - Friday August 16th (below info based on 2013)
The information below is based upon the 2013 line-up. It is a guide as to what you can expect to find at The Summer House but does not represent the actual programme of events. The draft programme for 2014 is in progress - read it here.
Activities throughout the day:
09:00 onwards - Hot tubs from Wonderland Hot Tubs / wood fired sauna from Lost Horizon / trampoline / boules / tennis / various massages, treatments and sessions.
16:00 - 18:00 - "Flowing Into The Summer House" - a free-flowing workshop that you can step into and leave whenever you want. Our team of facilitators will lead you through a series of short interactions to welcome yourself and each other to this magical place
16:00 - Massages and treatments begin - advanced booking recommended
16:30 - "Kiss and Tell" storytelling workshop (1.5 hours) - During the day, seductive storyteller Kitty Kisses helps you unlock the story lurking inside you, giving you tips on how to shape and tell a great tale. Later you get the opportunity to KISS AND TELL your story in front of our supportive crowd - some in front of the cabaret crowd and others in an intimate storytelling session. We want TRUE tales about strange or wonderful encounters, funny sexual adventures; magical loving moments ... Sexy, scary, funny or heart-warming! Five minutes max and no reading allowed!"
17:30 - Mask-making workshop with John Hoof (1-2 hours) - We supply materials and the creative jumping-off point. You create a playful character to help you masquerade throughout the Weekend.
18:45-20:15 Speed meeting: Adela (The Love Doctress) and Catherine will guide you through a series of exercises - some of them silly, some thought-provoking, all of them fun - that will help you connect authentically with others. Please turn up at the start - this is not a drop-in session.
19:00 - 22:00 - Dinner served
20:30 - Welcome drinks reception
22:00 - Cabaret show, featuring:
- Birthday cake-cutting ceremony (if it's your birthday around this time please let us know!)
- Poetry (including Alison Brumfitt, Simon Welsh and Loveshrine Sarah)
- Storytelling, including the Kiss and Tell storytellers
- Cabaret from Desmond O'Connor
- Burlesque from Miss Giddy Heights
23:00 - Music and fireside chat
00:00 - Close